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Immigration News Update 2/8/17

Appeals Court Panel Appears Skeptical of Trump’s Travel Ban New York Times 2/7/17 

The 9th Circuit Appeals Court is reviewing Donald Trump's ban on travel from the Middle East.

Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary; Pence Breaks Tie New York Times 2/7/17
DeVos has been approved after a historic tie-breaking vote from Vice President Pence.
Final phase of Dakota Access pipeline to be approved, a major blow to Standing Rock Sioux The Guardian 2/7/17 
The Water Protectors are calling for a march on Washington to oppose the drilling. 

Hundreds Of New York Students Walk Out As Senate Confirms Betsy DeVos Huffington Post 2/7/17 

Yesterday's student walkout brought together high school students from across the boroughs at Foley Square.
Long Island Wins will be publishing a monthly hate crimes report to keep track of new bias incidents.



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